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    Massage in Santiago (reasonable price)

    Hi I arrive in Santiago in a couple of days. I've been walking a month and over the last week my shoulders have really started killing me, due to rucsac no doubt. Anyone know of a good and reasonable priced massage in Santiago? Thanks
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    Live from Portuges - Donativo seems to mean free for most

    I left a donativo hostel this am. There were 12 of us. There was 16 euros in the donativo box which meant only 2 or 3 paid. I have met the other pilgrims along the way, and they can all afford something. I shouldn't be pissed off about this but it doesn't seem fair to the good people making our...
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    LIVE from the Camino Minimum age to stay in municipal albergues

    This is my 4th Camino and as far as I know there have been under 18 year olds (within reason) staying in municipal and other hostels. However last night ( I am on the camino portuges) when I checked in to the municipal albergue, the hospitaliero looked behind me at 2 young men. He pointed to...
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    Forest fires in Portugal

    Does anyone have any information about the impact of forest fires and fires an the Camino? I start from Lisbon on 25th July and then when I get to porto walk up the coast to SdC
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    2 weeks on Portuges route

    Hi I thought i would able to do the whole camino but niw i only have 2 weeks. What is the nicest? Not bothered about a compostela. Thanks
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    Camino Ingles

    I am currently walking the Francis Route. I can leave Santiago on the 5th June and need to be back for a 10.30am flight to London on the 15th June I was wanting to do some walking in that time (I walked to finestierre and muxia last year) and was thinking the Ingles would be a good option.. I...
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    From Santiago to Lisbon

    Is this possible? To do this route and stay in albergue and get stamps? If I am Santiago and want to do this I would rather walk from there to Lisbon rather than take a plane to Lisbon from Santiago so I can walk in the "right way. I do not need a compostela.
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    Napoleon or Valcarlos?

    I have walked the Northern route and plan to walk the CF at the end of April this year. I have asthma and restricted lung capacity, I find going uphill slow (although I get there in the end) but am pretty quick on the flat. Would it be advisable to give the Napoleon route a miss? If I did do it...
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    Santiago to Finesterre

    I am doing mini camino from santiago to finesterre in June. Should I book albergues and has anyone got any recommendations
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    Queue for Compostela

    When is the best time to queue for the compostela? I will be on santiago tomorrow 13th September and the day after 14th September